Hi there, Dear Reader. It is early afternoon here in Lithia, Florida, on Sunday, May 8, 2022. It is a hot spring day in the Tampa Bay area. Currently, the temperature is 84°F (29°C) under sunny skies. With humidity at 61% and the wind blowing from the west-northwest at 7 MPH (13 KM/H), the heat index is 85°F (30°C). Today’s forecast calls for sunny skies and a high of 91°F (33°C). Tonight, skies will be mostly clear. The low will be 67°F (20°C).
Today – in the United States and many other countries around the world – is Mother’s Day. So, in honor of the occasion, here are some relevant quotations about mothers and motherhood:
“Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.” – George Eliot
“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” ― Washington Irving
“The truth is, every son raised by a single mom is pretty much born married. I don’t know, but until your mom dies it seems like all the other women in your life can never be more than just your mistress.” ― Chuck Palahniuk
“I love you every day. And now I will miss you every day.”― Mitch Albom, For One More Day